Looma believes that the most powerful way to drive a purchase is to tell a story. We’re building a nationwide network of At-Shelf Maker Stories, comprised of tablets in grocery stores that play short videos about the humans behind our products. The goal of our films is simple: we want to capture and share stories of people who love what they do, driving emotional affinity for both vendor and venue. Ultimately, our vision for the maker story platform is to replicate the communal feel of a farmers’ market through a scalable channel that merges the online and offline experience.
The Executive Storyteller is ultimately responsible for all content aired on our platform. Looma’s maker stories present a unique challenge in that they are designed to embody a very particular filmmaking style, yet they must be distinct from one another. It is the Executive Storyteller’s job to craft a content strategy that flourishes in this tension. Key responsibilities include managing our content guidelines, developing a nationwide network of micro-documentary style filmmakers, and overseeing our team of Story Success Managers.
Structure & Compensation
The Executive Storyteller role is a full-time position for which we expect the market salary to be $80k - $140k. Looma anticipates cash compensation for this position to fall between $70k - $95k, and the balance will be paid in stock options.
Looma’s General Hiring Philosophy
While we expect serious candidates to be a strong match for this job description, Looma fundamentally believes that culture is the strongest predictor of success for a startup. As such, we hire first for culture and second for aptitude. Strong contributors to Looma’s culture will exhibit the following characteristics:
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